Spindle galaxy (NGC 5866)

Spindle galaxy (NGC 5866)

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Credit: W. KEEL/U. ALABAMA/NASA/ESA/STScI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Spindle galaxy (NGC 5866), optical image. This lenticular (disc-shaped) galaxy lies around 44 million light years from Earth in the constellation Draco. From Earth we see the disc edge-on, hence the spindle-shape. Dust lanes are visible in blue and red. Newly- formed stars extend outwards in blue streaks from the edges of the disc. This photograph was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).

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Keywords: astronomical, astronomy, cosmology, draco, galactic, galaxy, hst, hubble space telescope, lenticular galaxy, ngc 5866, one, science, single, space, spindle galaxy

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